Sunday , December 5 2021

Food and Wine

Fung Tu Pot Pie

I will never miss a meal, but food is more than filling up. Food is a tangible connection to our past, to other cultures, and if done right food will always be surrounded by fun times and memories. I still remember the special treats my Grandma Crye made – what …

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Carrot Marmalade Recipe

Marmalade, it is such a charming condiment. No matter the flavor, therefore its color, marmalade always twinkles and sparkles on a perfectly toasted piece of bread just like a jewel in the Queen’s crown. It has fascinated our minds and our taste buds, and will always be found on the …

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Wine One o One: Julien Thomas

Julien Thomas is quite the bon vivant, but he can’t help it. He’s French. He spent a year pouring wine at Cafe Boulud NY, and now he’s gracing London with his charm and wit at Bar Boulud in The Mandarin Oriental in Hyde Park. Like the other JT we all …

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Wine One ‘o’ One

Foster Reisz is a captivating individual, and the wine world is lucky to have him. He has been recommending wine to Upper Eastsiders at Eastside Cellars since September of 2013 but his passion for wine is only half the story. If you look closely and don’t blink, you’ll find the …

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The English Breakfast

There are many wonderful gastronomic phenomenons about France, but breakfast is not one of them. A croissant is not empire food. A hearty English breakfast is empire food. Go to war on a croissant for breakfast, and it will most likely be the guillotine for you. The idea of a …

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White Truffles

While taking a stroll through Central Park the other day the colours of the leaves were magnificent. Autumn has arrived! One of the world’s most rare ingredients has arrived too; the white truffle. These are not the black truffles of Burgundy, France seen on menus all over the world.  The …

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